Distance from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL

Distance

283 mi

Time

3 hours 51 mins

Gas Cost

$19 - $37

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There are 237.03 miles from Detroit to Chicago in west direction and 283.11 miles (455.62 kilometers) by car, following the I-94 route.

Detroit and Chicago are 3 hours 51 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL. The halfway point is Finding halfway point from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL.

Please note the time difference between Detroit, MI and Chicago, IL is 1 hour. The current time in Detroit is 6:34 pm and the current time in Chicago is 5:34 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 13.11 gallons of gas to cover the route between Detroit, MI and Chicago, IL.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Detroit to Chicago is $31.06.

During the route, an average car will release 256.80 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


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From $18

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Weather in Detroit, MI and Chicago, IL

Detroit, MI

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 67°F on Monday.

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Rain Rain Rain Rain Rain
75° 61° 71° 58° 67° 57° 69° 50° 77° 52°
30% Rain probability 25% Rain probability 63% Rain probability 35% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
10 276 degrees 11 267 degrees 9 276 degrees 7 296 degrees 7 205 degrees

Chicago, IL

Light rain tomorrow through next Saturday, with temperatures bottoming out at 66°F on Monday.

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Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Clear day Rain
70° 62° 69° 57° 66° 56° 71° 56° 79° 59°
2% Rain probability 34% Rain probability 48% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 28% Rain probability
12 289 degrees 12 282 degrees 13 308 degrees 3 289 degrees 14 182 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Detroit, MI and Chicago, IL in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 237.03 mi 381.46 km 205.97 nautical mi
Driving distance 283.11 mi 455.62 km 246.02 nautical mi

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